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This facility is equipped with air-conditioning, elevators, and underground parking, and guests can enjoy a pleasant stay even in winter. Wheelchairs and simple beds are available, so elderly and disabled guests can also enjoy a pleasant stay. Bathrooms have body shampoo and other amenities that can be used by guests with atopic conditions or other allergies. In 2014, this was the first temple lodging to receive halal certification.
- This facility is a temple lodging.
*Temple lodgings were originally accommodation facilities for Buddhist priests and practitioners, but they now also accept regular tourists.
A Buddhist temple is also located on site, so both staff and priests will offer hospitality to guests.
- Guests that reserve a plan that includes meals at this temple lodging can enjoy Buddhist vegetarian cuisine.
*Buddhist vegetarian cuisine follows Buddhist precepts and is prepared with vegetables, beans, and other plant derived ingredients.
- When staying at this temple lodging, guests can experience the following.
- Sutra Transcription: Transcribe Buddhist sutras.
- Buddhist Image Tracing: Copy Buddhist images.
- Religious Service: Observe a ritual where a Buddhist priest chants sutras, etc.
- Goma Fire Ritual: Observe a prayer ritual conducted by a Buddhist priest in front of an open fire. (*Every month on the 28th only.)
The above experiences are current as of Aug. 17, 2017.
Provision of the experiences may be cancelled or experiences may not be available depending on the day.
And depending on the type of experience, advance notice or a fee may be required, so for those interested in the experiences, please make sure to contact the temple lodging in advance for details.
Extra beds, if available, are dependent on the room you choose. Please ask the property for more details.
A fabulous experience with delicious food and great facilities.
Great guesthouse in a remote ski area that is also lovely in spring. Very nice host who speaks English, great food and a nice room. Highly recommended when you're visiting the area.
We visited in winter so the whole area was a beautiful snowy peaceful landscape. We stayed in one of Soujin's incredible traditional Japanese suite rooms overlooking the gardens, there were kimono for us to wear to dinner, the vegetarian meals (it's recomm
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Very good food, quite and nice place
Our stay at this ryokan was absolutely lovely. Koyasan is a beautiful little town, relaxing and away from the madness of the cities. The meals served at Souji-in were some of the best of my life. English spoken by a number of the hosts. Very chilly in Apri
My wife and I had a wonderful time staying at this shukubo. It was location in Koya-san was pretty good and we reached it after a easy 5-10 minute walk from the bus stop. Although staff at the inn didn't have very good English, they spoke enough to get us
The quality of the room, the view, the reasonably central location, and the staff at Souji-in can only be praised. Special mention needs to be made of the amazing vegetarian dinner and breakfast brought to our room - which we rated higher than the dinne
The Vegetarian Course is a must-try. Though not as filling and savory as any other meal you might be used it, this is something you can't easily experience elsewhere else. And access to all the other sites are pretty convenient as well. Also, highly recomm
Good location and very nice room.
Excellent choice in winter, has a lift, heating in room was electrical, toilet seat was heated. ice and snow outside but we were very comfortable indoors. Morning prayers not compulsory although I attended, they did not impose on visitors to do so. Beauti
For a Buddhist temple, it is quite luxurious. Beautiful and huge room, fantastic bath/shower/toilet facilities (love the heated toilet seat), the food and service are impressive. I'm not a big fan of vegan food, but the array of dishes and their various te